The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 22.58% - 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 32.26% 11.54% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Colchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Colchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Colchester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Colchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SSIS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Sophos
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau
1 1 (10.00%) Veeam
1 1 (10.00%) VMware